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Adaptation & Locomotion

Adaptation & Locomotion

Adaptation is a process of nature in which an organisim becomes better suited to it’s habitat. Adaptations can be found throughout nature. In vertebrate species,

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What is a Skeleton?

What is a Skeleton?

Bones are rigid organs that form part of the endoskeleton of vertebrates. They function to move, support, and protect the various organs of the body,

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Museum Environment

Museum Environment

The Museum of Osteology provides quality educational opportunities and allows school groups and the public to explore the form and function of the skeletal system.

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Comparative Anatomy

Comparative Anatomy

A. SkullB. FemurC. HumerusD. PelvisE. SternumF. Scapula Comparative anatomy is the study of similarities and differences in the anatomy of organisms. Compare the specimens on

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Primates: Monkey & Apes

Primates: Monkey & Apes

PrimatesThe order Primates, meaning “prime or first rank”, contains approximately 431 species of lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys and apes. Most primates are arboreal and live

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Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles & Amphibians

AmphibiansThere are over 6300 species belonging to the class Amphibia including frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. Amphibians are cold-blooded (poikilothermic) animals whose skin is

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Marsupials

Marsupials

Collectively known as marsupials, this superorder is divided into seven distinct orders; Didelphimorphia, Paucituberculata, Microbiotheria, Dasyuromorphia, Peramelemorphia, Notoryctemorphia, and Diprotodontia. Marsupials are pouch-bearing mammals who

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Carnivora

Carnivora

Carnivore means “flesh-eater”, and although this may refer to any mammal dining exclusively on other animals, is also the order assigned by taxonomists to include

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Aves

Aves

The class Aves includes all birds. These warm-blooded vertebrates have feathered covered bodies, give birth to egg-bound young and most have two limbs modified for

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Flightless Birds

Flightless Birds

Flightless BirdsThere are many species of flightless birds ranging from rails to penguins to the ostrich. Flightless birds evolved from birds that could fly but

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